Events, Articles and Honors

Recent Events

Practical Lessons and Experience under the New Merger Guidelines
Silicon Valley – July 20, 2011
Orrick partners Ted Henneberry, Garret Rasmussen and Richard Vernon Smith will chair a panel discussion focusing on key lessons for mergers and acquisitions planning in light of new antitrust merger guidelines. The featured speaker will be former Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust in the U.S. Department of Justice, Daniel L. Rubinfeld.

Global Investigations
Tokyo – July 26, 2011
Orrick partners Lisa Tenorio-Kutzkey and Andrew Dale >will lead a discussion in the firm’s “Orrick Library” seminar series on the topic of global investigations.

Recent Articles

David Goldstein, Richard Goldstein, Robert Reznick and Howard Ullman authored FTC Advisory Letters Clarify Obligation Report Drug Patent Agreements, Life Sciences and Antitrust Alert. It also appeared in Competition Law360 on June 7, 2011.

Douglas Lahnborg, Veronica Lockyer and Elizabeth Turner contributed the UK chapter to the recently published PLC Competition Handbook 2011, Volume 2: Leniency – Country Q&A.

Douglas Lahnborg and Margarita Ivanova contributed an article on “Private Damages Actions in the EU” in the recently published Euromoney Competition & Antitrust Review 2011.

Recent Honors

BTI Consulting Group, a research firm devoted to general counsel issues, listed Orrick partner Bob Rosenfeldas one of 15 U.S. lawyers identified in a recent survey of corporate counsel for providing exceptional client service in antitrust matters.

Chambers has recognized several Orrick antitrust partners in its 2011 rankings. Milan-based Orrick partner Alessandro De Nicola is listed in Chambers Europe; San Francisco-based partners Bob Rosenfeld and Stephen Bomse and senior counsel Laurence Popofsky are listed in Chambers California; and Washington, D.C.-based partner Robert Reznick is listed in Chambers D.C.

The Legal 500 also released its rankings for 2011, recommending Orrick’s Antitrust and Competition Group as a whole and individually recommending partners Bob Rosenfeld, David Goldstein, David Smutny, Lisa Tenorio-Kutzkey, Robert Reznick and Ted Henneberry. Rosenfeld was called “a great counsel and courtroom lawyer;” Reznick was characterized as “a superior antitrust lawyer in every way;” Goldstein was quoted as being “very smart, very practical and extremely responsive;” and Smutny’s dedication to clients was called “unrelenting.”

The Legal 500 UK‘s latest rankings recommended Orrick’s London practice, which earned “top marks across the board,” and characterized partner Douglas Lahnborg as an “excellent practitioner” who “conveys clear messages” and is “very responsive.” This edition also recommended partner Ted Henneberry, who splits his time between Washington, D.C. and London, as possessing “deep experience” and “excellent judgment.”